You may notice something different about Thomas and all his friends – these classic toy trains have been redesigned with a fresh look featuring more exposed wood and stylish, contemporary patterns. Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Wood, toy trains continue to deliver exceptional quality, imaginative play, and an emotional connection that only these iconic characters can provide. Gordon is like a guardian. He's strong, physically and mentally, so sometimes he seems wise beyond his years. This means he looks out for his friends and does anything possible to help when they get into trouble.